Mother’s Day


#1–Mother’s Day brunch at my in-laws’ place, a trip to the playground, a drive-home double-nap, beer with my sweetheart on the front lawn, sun and a breeze–ah. I even managed to sit solo beneath the birch in the sun and read a bit of last year’s Griffin International Poetry Prize winner Gjertrud Schnackenberg’s Heavenly […]

Some exciting news, and two readings coming soon…

My essay “A Container of Light,” originally published in The New Quarterly, issue 120, has been nominated for the 2012 National Magazine Awards in the Personal Journalism category and has also been shortlisted for an Alberta Literary Award (the James H. Gray Award for Short Non-Fiction).

I wrote the essay, which is about (among other […]